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CEDA Keynote Address - Melbourne

We must meet the challenge of getting Australia’s Budget under control, bringing down debt and deficits, and ensuring we have the productivity-boosting policies in skills, trade and the workplace that will drive investment and jobs.

I will be asking Parliament to face up to the fact that Australia’s future is and can only be one of confident engagement in the global economy.

If we see our plan through over the next three years, I believe Australians will have every reason to approach the decades ahead as they do today – confident, outward looking and secure.

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17th August 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at 9th Olympic Dinner

Lucy and I are delighted to be here in this great Olympic city tonight, in a year that marks the 60th anniversary of the Friendly Games in Melbourne, the first Olympics staged in our country, the first hosted in the Southern Hemisphere.

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18th June 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at Kirribilli House - Sydney

I am honoured to be the first Australian Prime Minister to host an Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan.

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16th June 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Speech: A Stronger New Economy to Secure Our Future

All Australians, not just economists, know we need to innovate and build new industries and strengthen existing ones because the mining construction boom has ended and the economy must transition to create new sources of growth and jobs.

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10th June 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Address to the RSL Centenary Conference

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull committed the Coalition to honouring the service of veterans with better support and a focus on national defence so that freedoms won by them are not lost through neglect or complacency.

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6th June 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Discussing our national economic plan with the people of Petrie, Queensland

Wonderful to be with Luke Howarth MP, Member for Petrie discussing our national economic plan for jobs and growth with the people of North Lakes, Queensland.

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9th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Press Conference - Election 2016

At this election Australians will have a very clear choice: to keep the course, maintain the commitment to our national economic plan for growth and jobs, or go back to Labor and its higher taxing, higher spending, debt and deficit agenda, which will stop our nation’s transition to the new economy dead in its tracks.

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8th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Videos, Speeches

Op-Ed: Our plan for a successful transition to a diverse, innovative, 21st century economy.

This the most exciting time in history to be an Australian. The opportunities have never been greater so the challenge for us is to take advantage of them.Success is not guaranteed.

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7th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Address at the National Cities Summit, Melbourne

Our cities are a part of our greatest economic assets. This is where most Australians live. 75 per cent of us live in our major cities and regional centres. Cities are vitally important to our strong economy and we have some of the best cities, the most liveable cities in the world.

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29th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at Port Arthur 20th Anniversary Commemoration Service

Despite the years, despite the healing, the sense of loss weighs heavily as we remember the horror that happened twenty years ago in Port Arthur. We will never be the same. For the lives of those who were lost and those who lost loved ones or witnessed the horror of what happened - your fellow Australians remember, we remember, and stand alongside you.

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28th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches